https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/whe/psalms-17.html. Verus justitiae sol - says Sontag in his Tituli Psalmorum, 1687 - e sepulcro resurrexit, στήλη seu lapis sepulcralis a monumento devolutus, arcus triumphalis erectus, victoria ab hominibus reportata. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/jtc/psalms-17.html. -. BibliographyCalvin, John. Psalm 17 8 Meaning Now, David follows up his statement of confidence in his own innocence with some requests to God in verses 6 through 8. Psalm 17 – Shelter Under the Shadow of His Wings The title of this psalm is simply A Prayer of David.We can’t attach it to a specific time in David’s life, because there are too many possible points where this connects with his general circumstances. b. BibliographyClarke, Adam. Pleasures are in Thy right hand continually - God's right hand is never empty, His fulness is inexhaustible. But, perhaps, it may be thought preferable to change the tense of the verb as some do, so as to give this meaning, I will pray, because I have hitherto experienced that thou hast heard (358) my prayers. 1871-8. And every kind of pleasurable things, נעמות, He holds in His right hand, extending them to His saints - a gift which lasts for ever; נצח equivalent to לנצח. (Note: Most MSS and the best, which have no distinction of Ker and Chethb here, read חסידך, as also the Biblia Ven. "Commentary on Psalms 17:6". "For thou wilt hear me, O God": God is a God who 4 Concerning the works of men, by the word of thy lips I have kept me from the paths of the destroyer. I have, however, chosen the exposition what appears to me the more simple. Ernst Hengstenberg on John, Revelation, Ecclesiastes, Ezekiel & Psalms. 7 Show me the wonders … In prayer. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain.Text Courtesy of BibleSupport.com. "Commentary on Psalms 17:6". Let my vindication come from you; may your eyes see what is right. God had called David to lead Israel, the Chosen People, in those times following the apostasy of King Saul; and David was fully conscious of the responsibility that rested upon him, feeding his confidence that God would indeed hear and protect him. "Coffman Commentaries on the Old and New Testament". 1905. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mpc/psalms-17.html. 17:7 a. I have called upon thee — It hath been, still is, and shall be, my constant course, to apply myself to thee for assistance and deliverance. A Prayer of David. Confidence that God hears prayers is learned through personal experience, and not the experiences of others, Try it! "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible - Unabridged". Joseph Benson's Commentary. However, most of the elements of complaint are in the early part of the psalm, with only verse 14 and verse 17 from our selection expressing … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 86:11-17" 1521, the Spanish Polyglott and other older printed copies. We'll send you an email with steps But in v. 14, the word means “turn,” or “repent” (cf. נצח, from the primary notion of conspicuous brightness, is duration extending beyond all else - an expression for לעולם, which David has probably coined, for it appears for the first time in the Davidic Psalms. "Commentary on Psalms 17:6". Therefore, he called out to God to lighten the chastisement. I have called on you, for you will hear me, O God: incline your ear to me, and hear my speech. This verb being put in the past tense denotes a continued act; and, therefore, it includes the present time. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ebc/psalms-17.html. Copyright StatementThese files are public domain. David, the anointed of God, looking upon himself as in Jahve, the God who has given the promise, becomes the prophet of Christ; but this is only indirectly, for he speaks of himself, and what he says has also been fulfilled in his own person. ; Fausset, A. R.; Brown, David. Particularly, David asks for protection – based on God’s loyal covenant love. "Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible". PSALM 17:6-9. To this, at all events, points the אני, "I," the righteous person. The reference here, as in Psalm 17:1, is to prayer "uttered" before God; and not mere mental prayer. (6) I—is emphatic, “As for me, I,” &c. BibliographyEllicott, Charles John. My speech - My prayer. Psalm 17, A Devotional Exposition, By James Moriello, Firm Foundation Christian Church, Woonsocket RI, 2017 2 6. I call upon Thee, for Thou God Nearest me: incline Thine ear to me, hear my speech. Psalm 45:6 King James Version (KJV) with a word-for-word translation and meaning from the original Hebrew Scriptures, its context and search popularity level. https:https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cal/psalms-17.html. 1874-1909. In a believer's mind the petition and the answer should not be separated. Posted by Psalm 6:6 "I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears." The second part of Psalm 16:11, which consists of two members, describes this life with which he solaces himself. 6. But this fulfilment is not limited to the condition, that he did not succumb to any peril that threatened his life so long as the kingship would have perished with him, and that, when he died, the kingship nevertheless remained (Hofmann); nor, that he was secured against all danger of death until he had accomplished his life's mission, until he had fulfilled the vocation assigned to him in the history of the plan of redemption (Kurtz) - the hope which he cherishes for himself personally has found a fulfilment which far exceeds this. I have called upon thee, for thou wilt hear me] q.d. Psalms 17:6. 1871-8. i. BibliographyBenson, Joseph. Hear my prayer— it does not rise from deceitful lips. Thou wast always wont to hear me, and therefore I presume thou wilt. 17:6 a. today, we will be taking a look at the book of Psalm 7 meaning verse by verse. According to the accentuation, - which marks חיים with Olewejored not with Rebia magnum or Pazer, - שׂבע שׂמחות is not a second object dependent upon תּודיעני, but the subject of a substantival clause: a satisfying fulness of joy is את־פּניך, with Thy countenance, i.e., connected with and naturally produced by beholding Thy face (את preposition of fellowship, as in Psalm 21:7; Psalm 140:14); for joy is light, and God's countenance, or doxa, is the light of lights. Ver. ", In these verses, David mentioned the fact that God would hear him, a truth established by countless times when God had indeed heard him (Psalms 17:6), and he also mentioned God's lovingkindness (Psalms 17:7), indicating here that David's appeal is premised and grounded, "Upon the Covenant Love of God who has time and again revealed himself as the Saviour of those who take refuge in him from their adversaries."[14]. I have confidence, that my words shall not be in vain, since I know how, according to Thy grace, Thou art wont to hear me. "Commentary on Psalms 17:6". Psalms 17:6. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". Experience breeds confidence. "All the night": He mentions this time, by way of aggravation of his misery. What does Psalm 34:17 mean? "The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire Bible". En vobis Michtam! TURN YOUR EAR TO ME 6 I have called on you, for you will answer me, God. Here begins the chief prayer of the psalm, based on the Psalmist's righteousness or sincerity, which was the subject of the introductory section, Psalms 17:1-5; a second ground for being heard afterward follows-namely, the wickedness of his enemies, which called for God's vengeance. I have called upon thee — It hath been, still is, and shall be, my constant course, to apply myself to thee for assistance and deliverance. 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